Tag Archives: Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Remembered

For most fans, Adam Yauch‘s death came as a surprise. We had known of his diagnosis and treatment for cancer of parotid gland since the summer of 2009, but updates since then had varied, but mainly positive, ranging from claiming that he had “beat cancer” to “reports… are exaggerated” to “He’s doing OK,” so toRead more…

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R.I.P. Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys

By now, either through the Twitterverse, Facebook, text message, or through a co-worker’s passionate chain email, the sad news that Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys has succumbed to his fight with cancer is reverberating throughout the music industry. ¬†Details surrounding his death can be found here. ¬†He, along with Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock)Read more…

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Sonic Roundup 7/20

Our guests today on the Afternoon Show, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, just released an amazing new video for his inspirational song “Wings”: M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez has been teasing us about his new album for some time, but now fans can finally get their first taste. New track “Midnight City” can be had for theRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

If you like rock music, then you’ve heard of Les Paul. The pioneer behind the solid-body electric guitar has influenced basically all of rock and roll since his birth, today in 1915. In his honor, Google Doodle has erected a memento in the form of a recordable set of guitar strings in their browser —Read more…

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Out This Week 5/3

It’s youth versus old age in this week’s roundup of new releases. Seattle’s Fleet Foxes have reason to celebrate as they embark on a tour starting with two sold out shows at the Moore Theater in their hometown (last night’s show was magnificent!) and a brand new, critically applauded sophomore release. Helplessness Blues is richRead more…

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New Beastie Boys album streaming free now!

A message from the Beastie Boys: Good people, unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, the “clean” version of our new album, The Hot Sauce Committee pt 2 has leaked. So as a hostile and retaliatory measure with great hubris we are making the full explicit aka filthy dirty nasty version available for streaming onRead more…

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Monday News Roundup 4/25

Enigmatic brother-sister synthpop duo The Knife haven’t released a proper album since 2006’s acclaimed Silent Shout – despite spearheading the noise opera Tomorrow, In A Year and the release of Fever Ray‘s fantastic solo album — but it looks like that’s all set to change. An announcement on the band’s website claims that they’re “currentlyRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

RIP Gerard Smith. The TV On The Radio bassist died Wednesday morning after a long struggle with lung cancer. TV On The Radio are currently in the middle of a tour to support their new album Nine Types of Light, and have canceled a few upcoming dates; the tour will resume April 29 in SanRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Veteran Seattle rockers Pearl Jam are showing their greener side: to mitigate the carbon footprint for their 2011 tour, the band bought $8,000 worth of native trees to plant on 4.6 acres of land along the Stillaguamish River. This isn’t the first time, either; In 2010, the band, celebrating its 20th year, donated $210,000 toRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Death Cab For Cutie made news when they announced that their music video for “You Are A Tourist” from their upcoming release Codes and Keys would be recorded and broadcast live. Well, that already happened, but you can watch the end product below. The video is so spectacular that it’s hard to believe it wasRead more…

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